Happiness is not always something which comes easily to us, especially with all the pressures and challenges of modern life. Sometimes we can feel like we have already run a marathon and the energy we have is spent, those of the times to dig deep and however small a punch you can throw, do something kind to help you win the round.

Other times we feel we are on cloud nine and happiness is just something which arrives without any effort. Those are the times we should invest now to benefit later, build sustaining habits, develop our resilience or continue to invest in the wealth of our happiness.

Here are some ideas of small actions you could take right now to not only win the battle but win the war.

What actions do you have in your arsenal to be happy?